Monthly Archives: July 2012

No Rest for the Wicked

If one regularly watches the news and reads newspapers he or she can begin to think evil is too entrenched for good ever to be victorious.   Will the War in Afghanistan ever end?  Will terrorists ever lay down their weapons … Continue reading

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The Courts of the Lord

In one of my readings for today, I came across these verses: 1   How lovely is your dwelling place, O LORD of hosts! 2   My soul longs, indeed it faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and my flesh sing … Continue reading

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Get Going

Last night at a meeting for writers, we were all encouraged to let our passion for writing move us forward.  That’s an easy thing to agree to do while “up” there with all the other writers.  Today I have to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on This Union

About 200 yards away just across a busy traffic artery there stands a flag pole with a giant American flag raised to the top.   The morning blue sky perfectly mats the red, white and blue.  Cars scoot easily by at … Continue reading

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Doing the Will of The Parent

When I was a teenager I had difficulty following my mother’s instructions.  I thought her ways old-fashioned and I knew better, cooler ways of doing things.  There was a stubborn streak in me then and the bad news is it’s … Continue reading

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